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Essex County Commissioner Condemns Attempt to Ban Books in Glen Ridge

MONTCLAIR, NJ (Jan. 26, 2023) – Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill issued a statement Thursday regarding a group's attempt to ban books from the Glen Ridge Public Library. "Few of our rights and freedoms...

Glen Ridge Residents Unite To Stop Conservative Group From Banning Library Books

Glen Ridge, NJ - A conservative group is trying to get six books banned from the Glen Ridge Library and residents are mobilizing to fight it. It's a situation playing out in communities around...

Catch Santa at Montclair and Bloomfield Holiday Tree Lightings

The Township of Montclair presents its annual Holiday Tree Lighting at Church Street Plaza, Thursday, December 1st, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., with special appearances by Montclair Community Band, Toy Soldiers and Acapella Singing Group....

Shop Handmade Products from Glen Ridge Student Entrepreneurs, Wednesday, November 30

Student entrepreneurs from Ridgewood Avenue School in Glen Ridge will be on hand at the TREP$ Marketplace this Wednesday, November 30 at the Ridgewood Avenue School Upper Gym from 6:30-8:30 pm. Students get to...

Glen Ridge’s OctoberFeast: Back Again!

Glen Ridge, NJ - OctoberFeast, a Kiwanis Club of Glen Ridge gala fundraiser, is back after a two-year hiatus. The extravaganza will be held on Monday, October 24th from 6:00PM to 8:30PM at the...

Bloomfield Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Glen Ridge

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Glen Ride Police Chief Sean Quinn announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Crime Scene Investigations Bureau is investigating a fatal car...

Glen Ridge Young Storytellers Win Summer Writing Contest

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge students participated in the first-ever Folkwise PR Summer Writing Contest for local students going into sixth through eighth grades. The first-place winner was eighth-grader Amelie Yi; second-place winner,...

Attorney General Office Investigating Two Deaths in Glen Ridge Following Attempted Police Stop

Glen Ridge, N.J. – The Attorney General’s Office is investigating the death of a driver and a passenger of a motor vehicle who were fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday,...

Car Crash with Multiple Fatalities in Glen Ridge Following Police Pursuit (UPDATED)

UPDATE: At least two people were killed following an armed robbery in Montclair that led to a police chase and deadly crash in Glen Ridge, a law enforcement source close to the investigation told...

Glen Ridge Resident Among First Peace Corps Volunteers to Return to Service Overseas

GLEN RIDGE, N.J. – Glen Ridge resident Evan Gates is among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas service since the agency’s unprecedented global evacuation in March 2020. The Peace Corps...

GRDIA: Doing the Work to Welcome and Include All of Glen Ridge

The purpose is in the name. The Glen Ridge Diversity and Inclusion Association (GRDIA) works to uphold a school district and community where all Glen Ridge families feel welcomed, seen, and included in their...

Glen Ridge Moms To Bring Light, Music, Support For Ukraine at Vigil Sunday

CHANGE OF LOCATION Due to frigid temperatures wthe moved our peace vigil for Ukraine inside the Glen Ridge Train station located at 228 Ridgewood Avenue. Please help us spread the word and we will see...

Gov. Murphy Comes to Glen Ridge To Celebrate Five Years, No NJ Transit Fare...

Glen Ridge, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy, joined by Lieutentant Gov. Sheila Oliver and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, visited Glen Ridge Train Station Monday to make an announcement about NJ Transit. "For the...
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Looking Back Locally: Baristanet Year In Review 2021

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